Inheritance Tax (IHT) is primarily a charge on your assets on death, including your share of assets jointly held with another person. However, lifetime gifts made within seven years prior to your death can also be brought back into charge. IHT is also...
Claims for the Elderly
If you are concerned that an elderly relative or friend may be the victim of neglect, physical abuse or financial exploitation, we can help.
Standards in nursing and residential homes and in relation to ‘at home’ care services for the elderly are generally very high. Abuse, exploitation and neglect are rare, but where they occur, elderly people are particularly vulnerable. They may not have an advocate to speak for them, or be able to communicate their distress.
If you are responsible for an elderly relative and have concerns that they may have been ill-treated, then you may require legal advice on their entitlement to compensation. We have experts in the field of neglect, physical and mental abuse and financial exploitation who will deal with your query in a sensitive and supportive way.